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03-09-2013, 07:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Replacement View Post
On what basis is Petry a better D than Gilbert. This was the mistaken imo cast around last year but which time has revealed as a huge distortion. Nobody should feel bad though, the Org believed the same thing on very limited information and returns.

A year later we can't even find a D in the lineup to shelter petry from his numerous mistakes.

Not the least of which is the worst play I've seen by a D probably since Colin Campbell(former Oiler D and hopeless in the capacity) Happened in the last Chicago game, everybody knows which one, The whole league got a laugh. I'd still like to see Petry explain what he was doing on that play.
I'm not saying Petry doesn't ever make mistakes, but he's a better skater, passer, shooter, and more physical than Gilbert. He's hardly been the reason our team sucks. But right, one play means a guy is a terrible dman. By your logic, Lidstrom was also terrible since Nuge made him look ridiculous on a play

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